Vintage Topcoat

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One of my favorite things about the winter is bringing out some of my vintage tailored topcoats. Sometimes during this time of year, all you need is a scarf and a winter weight suit constructed from tweed, wool, or corduroy, but once you factor in the wind chills an extra layer is essential.
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I purchased this tweed topcoat with faux fur collar from a local thrift store last year, and only wore it once since then. I rarely ever wear black so naturally this coat didn’t see the light of day much. In fact, I was tempted to list it in my upcoming online store, but I decided to keep it for a while longer.
 
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The faux fur collar provided some extra warmth, but the actual coat is lightweight. Like I previously mentioned tweed is one of my fabrics because it provides some great insulation. This topcoat in particular has a very regal aesthetic because of the fur collar. Therefore I decided to keep things simple and let the coat do most of the talking.
 
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Coat by Pendleton (thrift), Suit by Ralph Lauren (thrift), Shirt by J. Crew, Tie by Vintage, Shoes by Dexter
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